Cherokeean/Herald (Rusk, Tex.), Vol. 141, No. 15, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 18, 1989 Page: 6 of 18
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PAGE SIX - THE CHEROKEEAN/HERALD OF RUSK, TEXAS - THURSDAY, MAY 18,1989
Wells nursing home...
Local clubs made donation
OMICRON GAMMA PLEDGES recognized recently at the an-
nual Rusk Founders Day banquet are, from left, Brenda
Slaton, Tammy Philbrick and Shelley Norman. -staff photo
By: ROSE HODGES
and SHARON HARTLESS
We would like to send a very
special thanks to the Cherokee
County Bow Hunters and the Wells
Lions Club for the donation of the
25" colored console television set.
Also thanks to the churches for
volunteering their time to spend
with us and sharing their special
message. Churches are Calvary
Baptist Church, Bro. Fred Neal;
Universal Gospel Baptist, Bro. Paul
Durham; Mt. Vernon Baptist, Bro.
Harvey Wilcox; Clawson Assembly
of God, Sister Edna Stringer; Alto
Missionary Baptist, Bro. Otis
Bryant; Redtown Missionary Bap-
tist, Sister Beatrice Jacobs and
Pentecostal Church of Wells, Bro.
May 8 we had another Jackpot
Bingo Winner, Exilé Hughes. The
pot had been building for seven
weeks. Washer Toss tie breakers
were Willie Belle Geisert and Ethel
Mothers honored with a corsage
on Sunday May 14 were the Oldest
Mother, OUie Stewart; the
Youngest Mother, Exile Hughes;
and the Mother with the most
children were Essie Pool and Exile
set in Rusk
Re-grand opening is set for Thur-
sday, June 1, at Bill's Dollar Store
The entire store is in the process
of being remodeled, with the com-
plete store and stock upgraded.
Grand opening specials will be of-
fered to shoppers with new specials
New manager, John Hadley, will
be coming to Rusk from Lafayette,
La., where he has been employed
since 1977 by TG&Y. He was for-
merly a trouble shooter for Bill's.
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BETA SIGMA PHI First Lady for
the year is Nell McNatt. She was
recognized for the five Rusk Beta
Sigma Phi Chapters recently at
the armory building on Euclid
Street. -staff photo
PLEDGES FOR Alpha Alpha Gamma recognized recently at the
annual Founders Day banquet are, from left, Debbie McCann,
Carla Wills and Debbie Stephens. -staff photo
News of Carriage Park
By: LISA MATLOCK
Members of A. Frank Smith
United Methodist Church, Alto,
along with Carmen Black, Ruby
Maddux, Tom Black and Mary
Danheim hosted a "Sip and Say"
with residents of Carriage Park
Nursing Center. Homemade
cookies and punch were served.
Residents enjoyed a full day of
festivities beginning at 9:30 a.m.
Sunday Morning in recognition of
Mother's Day. Morning worship
was under the direction of Brother
Collins, accompanied by Mr. and
Mrs. John Cook, Mr. Rapin and
At 2 p.m.. residents heard a
special message from Brother Paul
Stalnaker, also accompanied by
Mrs. Stalnaker, At 3 p.m„ "The
Golden Eagles Dixieland Banjo
Due" arriving from Shreveport,
Louisiana entertained residents
and families. Refreshments were
served following the show.
Mrs. Ether McGaughey is
Carriage Park's oldest mother and
Mrs. Lillian Hollis has the most
Residents and staff are looking
foward to a full week of activities
for Nursing Home Week. If you
would like to join in on the fun, call
us for more information, (409) 858-
Nathan Chandler Findley
Mr. and Mrs. Weldon Findley of
La Marque, Texas, announce with
Joy the birth of a new grandson,
Nathan Chandler, on Thursday,
April 13, 1989. He weighed nine
pounds and five ounces and is 21 in-
ches long. He is welcomed by big
sister Erin Michelle, and by proud
parents, Dr. and Mrs. James
(Tamra) Findley, Jr. Piano, Texas,
along with Great Grandmother,
Mrs. Mittie Findley of Alto, Texas.
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GIRLS OF THE YEAR for Rusk Beta Sigma Phi Chapters in-
clude Patsy Kinchen, Carolyn Smith, Nell McNatt and Cindy
Stark. Mildred Chapman is not pictured. -staff photo
Art show slated May 26-28
The Jacksonville Art League will
hold it's 28th Art Show May 26th
through May 28th. All artists are
Mom, Dad & Chris
Services for Forest F. "Buster"
Hassell, 81, of Bulah were at 10 a.m.
Tuesday in Wallace Thompson
Funeral Home chapel in Rusk with
Dr. Rev. Gary Fitzgerald of-
Graveside services for Minnie
Payne Lambert, 94, will be held at 2
p.m. Friday, May 19, in Lakeview
Garden Cemetery in Wichita, Kan-
sas. Local arrangements are
through Boren-Conner Funeral
Ms. Lambert died Sunday in a
Rusk Hospital from a sudden
illness. She was born in Clarksville,
Texas March 27, 1895 and was a
member of the Church of Christ.
Survivors include two sons, Roy
Lambert, Rusk and Felix Lambert,
Celah, Washington; six gran-
dchildren; and nine great-
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Burial was at Cedar Hill
Mr. Hassell died Sunday morning
in a Jacksonville hospital after a
He was born July 18,1907, in Den-
son Springs. He was a lifelong
resident of Rusk and a member of
Rusk Euclid Lodge No. 45 where he
was a Mason for 45 years. He was a
retired nurses aide at Rusk State
He was a member of Adams
Chapel Methodist Church at Bulah
and a veteran of World War II, ser-
ving in the U.S. Navy.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs.
Mary Bell Hassell, Bulah com-
munity; a son and daughter-in-law,
Jerry and Linda Hassell, Texas
City; two sisters, Annie Mae
Moseley, Rusk and Lottie Sullivan,
Nacogdoches; two grandchildren,
Woody and Judy Hassell, Texas
City; and other relatives.
Pallbearers were Hilton Hassell,
Leahmon Hassell, Morris Moseley,
Marvin Moseley, C.C. Taylor Jr.,
McDonald Parsons, Alvin Shattuck
and Robert Holcomb.
Masons served as honorary
If desired, memorials may be
made to the American Cancer
Society for research or church of
Mrs. Madie Munsinger
Services for Mrs. Madie Lee
Munsinger, 70, of Jacksonville were
at 2 p.m. Sunday in Bailey & Foster
Funeral Home chapel at Palestine
with the Rev. Donald Hefner and
the Rev L.D. Sellers officiating.
Burial was in Elkhart Garden of
Mrs. Munsinger died in a
Whitehouse care center Friday.
A native of Palestine, she was a
member of First Assembly of God
Church in Rusk.
She is survived by her husband,
P.F. Munsinger of Jacksonville;
five daughters, Elian Wilson of
Jacksonville, Myrtle Baker,
Pauline Costlow and Charlsey
Jakubik of Whitehouse, and
Virginia Woodall of Tyler; four
sons, Paul J. Munsinger of Alvin,
Curtis Munsinger of Jacksonville,
Donald R. Munsinger of Palestine
and Billy Munsinger of Chicksha,
Okla.; three sisters, Mossey Brooks
of Elkhart, Hazel Squiers of Tyler
and Louise Walling of Palestine;
two brothers, Wesley and T.W.
Congleton of Palestine; 19 gran-
dchildren; and 13 great-
Grandsons served as pallbearers.
urged to register their work May
24th at the east entrance of the First
Interstate Bank from 10 a.m. to 2
p.m. The paintings will be on
exhibit all day Friday, 1 p.m. until 5
p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday.
Judging of the show will be Thurday
afternoon by Daniel Adams. Adams
is on the staff of the Art Department
of Lon Morris College. A critique of
the paintings will follow the
presentation of the special awards
by the local clubs and merchants
A painting donated by Jody
Broiles will be raffeled off Sunday
afternoon. Announcement for the
People's Choice award will also be
announced Sunday afternoon.
All artists in the area are en-
couraged to submit their work in
oil, pastel, acrylic, watercolor and
graphic. All work must be framed
and ready to hang.
Work day set May 20
There will be a work day Satur-
day, May 20, at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
An early start is called for with
workers scheduled to meet at 7 a.m.
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